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Dr. Violet Oyo Ekpenyong


Continuing Education/Developmental Studies


Lecturer II



About Dr. Violet Oyo Ekpenyong

Dr. Violet Awafung Oyo Ekpenyong was born on the 11th of June 1971. She attended Demonstration School Makurdi and the University Staff School Makurdi from 1978 to 1982. where she had her first School leaving certificate. She proceeded for her Secondary Education at Queen of Rosary Secondary School Gboko between 1983 and 1988, where she obtained her General Certificate of Education (GCE) ordinary level, thereafter, she went to the College of Education Akamkpa in 1991 to 1993 where she obtained her Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE) in flying colours. She thereafter proceeded to the University of Calabar, where she graduated with an Honours degree of Bachelor of Education from the Faculty of Education, department of Adult Education. She obtained a Masters degree (M.Ed) in 2007 and Ph.D in 2014 repectively, specializing in Industrial and Labour studies from the same University. She started her career as a Teacher with the Cross River State Secondary Education Board and later moved to the Ministry of Education as a Quality assurance officer/ inspector of Schools. She later transfered her Service to the University of Calabar as an Academic Staff in the Department of Continuing Education and development studies. She also served as the Examination Officer for undergraduate UME programmes. Since her appointment, she has published in reputable Journals (both local and international) in her area of specialization; she has attended many conferences and workshops where she has presented quality Academic papers. She has also supervised many undergraduate research projects. She is a member of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Nigerian National Council of Adult Education, Reading Association of Nigeria among others. Her institutional email is violetekpenyong

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateUniversity Staff School, Makurdi, Benue State19771983
GCE O'LevelQueen of the Rosary Secondary School, Gboko, Benue State19831988
NCE History/Social StudiesCross River College of Education19911993
B.Ed Adult EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State19941997
M.Ed Industrial and Labour EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20052007
PhD Industrial and Labour EducationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20072014

S/N Publication
Ushie, G. B., Ekpenyong, V. O. & Itari, P. E. (2018). Print communication and collective bargaining in manufacturing companies in Akamkpa Local Government Area and Calabar Metropolis of Cross River State. International Journal of Contemporary Social Science Education, 1(1), 108-112.
Ekpenyong, V. O. & Ushie, G. B. (2018). Training in customer services and workers’ productivity in companies in Cross River State of Nigeria. Africa Journal of Social Sciences, 9 (7), 109-115.
Beshel, C. A., Asuquo, B. G. & Ekpenyong, V. O. (2017). Widening Access of Nigerians to Distance Education Programmes. Review of Social Sciences. 02(07), 19-24.
Ekpenyong, V. O. (2017). Role of Adult Education in Conflict Management Training in Organizations in Nigeria: Nigeria Journal of Clinical and Counselling Psychology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 25,. ISSN: 1118-4035.
Ekpenyong, V. O., Ebinyi, D. W. & Ushie, G. B. (2017). Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women for Sustainable Development in Nigeria. Education for Today: Journal of Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. 13(3), 10-17.
Ekpenyong, V. O., Oboqua, E. D. & Tawo, C. N. (2017). Management Relations and Labour Union Activities in Health Institutions in Southern Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Continuing Education and Development Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar. 4(1), 180-187.
Tawo, C. N., Ekpenyong, V. O. & Olabisi, B. (2017). The prevalence of abandoned projects in Nigeria: Causes, challenges and prospects. International Journal of Continuing Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. 4(1), 171-179.
Wonah, D. E. & Ekpenyong, V. O. (2017). Sustaining Economic Growth for Productive Employment. Education for Today: Journal of Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar. 13(2), 267-270.
Ekpenyong, V. O., Tawo, C. N. & Oboqua, E. D. (2017). Non-Formal Education for Empowering adults in Nigeria for Sustainable Development. National Council for Adult Education Journal, 23(11),120-127.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
University of Calabar, Faculty of Education Conference 2016. Paper presented: Gender equality and the empowerment of women for sustainable development in Nigeria.2016-09-092016-09-11
Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE) National Conference, Abuja, 2017.Paper presented: Non-Formal Education for Empowerment of Adults for Sustainable Development.2017-10-102017-10-12
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Department of Adult Education International Literacy Conference, 2018.Paper presented: Computer Literacy Training and Worker’s Productivity in Companies in Cross River State, Nigeria.2018-01-222018-01-26
16th Bienial Conference of Reading Association of Nigeria 2018.Paper presented: The impact of literacy on the prevention of gender based violence against women in Nigeria.2018-10-022018-10-04
Nigerian National Council for Adult Education. (NNCAE) National Conference. Bauchi 2018.Paper presented: ICT and Adult Education: A Panacea to Mass Illiteracy in Nigeria.2018-11-272018-11-30
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Department of Adult Education, International literacy Conference 2019.Paper Presented: Strategies for funding Information and Communication Technology(ICT) in literacy programmes in Nigeria.2019-04-082019-04-12